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by sharedscars
Wed Oct 07, 2015 2:47 pm
Forum: WELCOME NEWBIE
Topic: Hello from Portugal
Replies: 10
Views: 1089

Re: Hello from Portugal

Thanks everyone! I'm happy that so many of you have already visited us - you're welcome on another go anytime!

I haven't yet gone to the Faro rally, maybe next year!
by sharedscars
Wed Oct 07, 2015 1:59 pm
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: Advice on adventure bike
Replies: 18
Views: 2043

Re: Advice on adventure bike

Yes, I know the Hornet has nothing to do with the bikes I'm looking after now. I only mentioned it as a baseline for what I'm used to.

I'll also consider the possibility of a used motorcycle, but at least in Portugal, their value decreases very little (unlike cars for example).
by sharedscars
Wed Oct 07, 2015 1:57 pm
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: Advice on adventure bike
Replies: 18
Views: 2043

Re: Advice on adventure bike

All bikes I mentioned are within my possibilities, but of course I will only select them if they are actually better for what I need than less expensive ones.

I didn't know the TDM but I'll take a look - thanks!
by sharedscars
Wed Oct 07, 2015 8:13 am
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: Advice on adventure bike
Replies: 18
Views: 2043

Re: Advice on adventure bike

Many thanks Ralph, I'll definitely take a closer look at the V-Strom. I noticed that it has only 16.5 cm ground clearance, while most others have 18+ (including the Multistrada). You don't think that will be a problem in off-road situations?
by sharedscars
Wed Oct 07, 2015 7:11 am
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: Advice on adventure bike
Replies: 18
Views: 2043

Re: Advice on adventure bike

Are you looking for more power than your Honda Hornet? Becase none of the above suggestions come close. To get 100bhp in the Adventure bike world, you need to be looking at 800 or 1000cc bikes. I'd strongly recommend a test ride on a new V-Strom 1000, with the optional lower seat. It ticks all your...
by sharedscars
Tue Oct 06, 2015 8:46 pm
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: Advice on adventure bike
Replies: 18
Views: 2043

Advice on adventure bike

Hello everyone, I only had one motorcycle until now, a 1998 Honda Hornet which I've been riding for about 5 years (traveled about 20,000 km). I'm looking to change that and buy an adventure motorcycle and I'd like your advice considering the following: Important points: - Handling. - I'll be riding ...
by sharedscars
Tue Oct 06, 2015 8:35 pm
Forum: WELCOME NEWBIE
Topic: Hello from Portugal
Replies: 10
Views: 1089

Hello from Portugal

Hello everyone!

My name is Ruben, I'm a Portuguese 30 year old and I'm looking for some advice on a new bike, but for now, I'm riding a 1998 Honda Hornet :)

Hope to see you around!

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